Wood Mackenzie’s Bakken expert sees upward trends

The Permian Basin is the hot shale play in the U.S. right now, but Wood Mackenzie's Jonathan Garrett believes the Bakken has much to offer because technology advancements continue to drive production upward in the formation's sweet spots.
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Court refuses to block Dakota Access as pipeline protests expand

A U.S. court of appeals has rejected a motion by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to halt construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline. However, protesters and environmental groups stepped up their efforts by attempting to shut down other oil pipelines.
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Clearlake private investment group adds Bakken service firm

Clearlake Capital Group has invested in a Bakken-linked oilfield service provider. With $3 billion in assets, including two energy services firms within its current portfolio, the private investment firm has added Light Tower Rentals to its list.
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Oklahoma oil producers need $53 oil to increase activity

Oklahoma oil and gas entities reported rising business activity and revenues last quarter for the first time in two years, according to survey results from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
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Meridian Energy CEO on ND refinery: operational by 2018

Meridian Energy Group Inc. has announced that the company has submitted its Permit to Construct to the North Dakota Department of Health, Air Quality Division for its proposed Davis Refinery and that the facility should be operational by 2018.
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ND receives federal hazardous materials safety funds

North Dakota is among the states that will receive funding from the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) for training and planning in response to emergencies involving hazardous materials.
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Industry Events

NAPE Summit

February 15-17, 2017
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, Texas

The Bakken Conference & Expo

July 17-19, 2017
Bismarck Event Center
Bismarck, North Dakota

Summer NAPE

August 16-17, 2017
George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, Texas

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